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An XML-based protocol used by credit card companies to add security to online credit and debit card transactions.
Active Server Pages (ASP)
a proprietary technology available only on Microsoft-specific systems or systems with a special interpreter installed.
A directory on a computer where applications, such as Internet apps, can be stored and run without access to the original application.
Application Programming Interface (API)
A set of universal commands, calls and functions that allows developers to communicate with an application or operating system.
The amount of information, sometimes called traffic, that can be carried on a network at one time. The total capacity of a line. Also, the rate of data transfer over a network connection; measured in bits per second.
A markup element that affects at least an entire paragraph.
A concept or collection of symbols associated with a product, service or person.
An e-commerce model in which a Web-based business sells products and/or services to other businesses.
An e-commerce model in which a Web-based business sells products and/or services to consumers or end users.
An HTML5 Application Programming Interface (API) used for rendering visual images on the fly by providing scripts with a bitmap canvas.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
A technology that allows greater style definition and formatting control of HTML elements. Formatting can be placed within the HTML or called remotely from an external style sheet.
The group of symbols used to render text on a page.
An individual computer connected to a network. Also, a system or application (such as a Web browser or user agent) that requests a service from another computer (the server) and is used to access files or documents.
Software, infrastructure and platform services that are hosted by a remote data center and provided to organizations or individuals over the Internet.
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
A program that processes data submitted by the user. Allows a Web server to pass control to a software application, based on user request. The application receives and organizes data, then returns it in a consistent format.
An e-commerce model in which individual consumers sell products or services to other consumers.
A text file that contains information sent between a server and a client to help maintain state and track user activities. Cookies can reside in memory or on a hard drive.
National departments responsible for controlling items entering and leaving the country.
The study of groups of people. Specifically, the practice of gathering statistical data by studying populations based on characteristics such as age, income and education.
The ability for a computer to approximate a color by combining the RGB values.
document type declaration (<!DOCTYPE>)
A declaration of document or code type embedded within an HTML, XHTML, XML or SGML document; identifies the version and markup language used. Denoted by the <!DOCTYPE> declaration at the beginning of the document.
Document Type Definition (DTD)
A set of rules contained in a simple text file that defines the structure, syntax and vocabulary as it relates to tags and attributes for a corresponding document.
Functionality that allows a user to grab an object and move it to a different location on a computer screen.
An area of a Web page that has been defined as a place where dragged items can be placed.
Dynamic HTML (DHTML)
An umbrella term that describes the combination of HTML, script, styles and the Document Object Model (DOM) to provide Web page interactivity.
electronic commerce (e-commerce)
The integration of communications, data management and security capabilities to allow organizations and consumers to exchange information related to the sale of good and services.
A type of software that imitates a computer then allows non-native software to run in a foreign environment. Sometimes also a hardware device.
Extensible Markup Language (XML)
A markup language that describes document content instead of adding structure or formatting to document content. A simplified version of SGML.
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
An Internet protocol used to transfer files between computers; allows file transfer without corruption or alteration.
A font in which every character, including the space character, has equal width. In proportional-width fonts, letters such as I and J have less width than M or B.
The ability to determine a user's location. Web sites can use this information to enhance the user experience and provide location-based services.
graphical user interface (GUI)
A program that provides visual navigation with menus and screen icons, and performs automated functions when users click command buttons.
A base-16 number system that allows large numbers to be displayed by fewer characters than if the number were displayed in the regular base- 10 system. In hexadecimal, the number 10 is represented as the letter A, 15 is represented as F.
Embedded instructions within a text file that link it to another point in the file or to a separate file.
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
The traditional authoring language used to develop Web pages for many applications.
A Web page image with clickable regions that are defined as "hot spot" hyperlinks to other pages or page sections.
Images rendered in a Web page.
The phenomenon in which hyperlinks on a Web site gradually become invalid as referenced Web page content, links and page locations change.
mailing list server
An e-mail server that regularly sends e-mail messages to a specified list of users.
A list of the files that are needed for the Web application to work offline.
A series of commands used to format, organize and describe information on a Web page.
A language used for defining other languages.
Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME)
A protocol that enables operating systems to map file name extensions to corresponding applications. Also used by applications to automatically process files downloaded from the Internet.
Similar to object-oriented programming languages, but does not allow for inheritance from one class to another.
offline Web application
Permits the user to continue working with Web sites and Web documents even when a network connection is unavailable.
on the fly
Dynamically created Web page content, as opposed to pre-defined, static content.
pay per click (PPC)
An Internet marketing technique that enables you to list your site high in search engine rankings by advertising on keywords that describe your product or service.
The use of audio or video digital-media files that are distributed through Web feeds to subscribed users.
Request for Comments (RFC)
A document published by the IETF that details information about standardized Internet protocols and those in various development stages.
In a style sheet, a format instruction that consists of a specified selector and the properties and values applied to it.
A font style that does not use decorative strokes at the tips of characters. Includes the Arial font family.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
The process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a Web site by structuring content to improve search engine ranking. A specific activity of Internet marketing.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
A protocol that provides authentication and encryption, used by most servers for secure exchanges over the Internet. Superseded by Transport Layer Security (TLS).
In a style sheet, any element to which designated styles are applied.
A font style that uses characters with small decorative additions at the outermost points of the characters, called strokes. Includes the Times and Times New Roman fonts.
Code that resides on a server to help process Web form input. Server-side CGI scripts are commonly written in Perl.
A brief, hierarchical representation of a Web site that enables visitors to quickly identify areas of the site and navigate to them.
A programming language that pioneered object-oriented programming. Not popularly used in Web development.
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Software that is hosted centrally on the Internet and accessed by users with a Web browser.
Unsolicited and unwanted e-mail messages; the online equivalent of junk mail.
Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)
A metalanguage used to create other languages, including HTML and XHTML.
Structured Query Language (SQL)
A language used to create and maintain professional, high performance corporate databases.
A digital carrier that transmits data at a speed of 1.544 Mbps.
A markup element that affects single characters or words.
Transport Layer Security (TLS)
A protocol based on SSL 3.0 that provides authentication and encryption, used by most servers for secure exchanges over the Internet.
A Web user who publishes negative comments or submits feedback simply to annoy or anger.
A record of a problem related to a service provided by an ISP or cloud service provider. Used to record receipt of a complaint and track resolution of the problem.
A universal character set designed to support all written languages, as well as scholarly disciplines (e.g., mathematics).
Any application, such as a Web browser, mobile phone, smartphone or help engine, that renders HTML for display to users.
A concept referring to the changing trends in the use of WWW technology and Web design that have led to the development of information-sharing and collaboration capabilities.
The practice of collecting data and studying user behavior in an attempt to increase market share and sales.
Web application framework
A set of software tools or code that is commonly used in the creation and management of online applications.
A data format for delivering Web content that is updated frequently.
What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG)
(pronounced whiz-ee-wig) A user-friendly editing format in which the file being edited is displayed as it will appear in the browser.
The process of developing an outline or sketch for a Web presence.
An Application Programming Interface (API) that is used to transfer XML and other text data between a Web server and browser.
the particular specification for a property. Example: color:red; (red is the value)
Color in this example:
a property/value pair in CSS
specified within the HTML start tag and provide additional information about HTML elements; usually come in name-value pairs
usually consists of a start tag and end tag, with the content inserted in between
Creates a table and contains all other table elements.
<tr> ... </tr>
Creates a table row.
<th> ... </th>
Creates a table header.
<td> ... </td>
Creates table data. Designates table cell contents.
HTML link to a different section on the same page. Also called a bookmark. Example: <a href="#ch1">Chapter 1</a>
Absolute URL Link
A link that includes the full web address. Typically links one website to another website. Example: <a href="https://www.wgu.edu/">WGU</a>
Relative URL Link
A link to a page within the same website. Also know as a Local Link. Example: <a href="index.html">Home</a>
In "The Third Bank of the River," what does the river most likely symbolize?
Who wrote lord of the flies?
What is the occasion for Dexter's second meeting with Miss Jones?
An organization can cultivate a good customer-service image by:
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The author of the second passage probably uses the simile in line 3 to A. convey the author's dislike of savages. B. imply that savages are employed as plant workers. C. describe the way in which the smoke drifts. D. contradict the industrial setting with primitive imagery. E. suggest that Coketown is a colony of England.